Eoin Harrington: Confess

Born and raised in Dublin, Ireland and surrounded by music since the age of 4, Eoin Harrington has traveled the globe and now resides in San Francisco where his music is causing quite a stir. This award winning songwriter has grabbed the attention of numerous heavyweights in the bay area…

Ben Zander conducts the Youth Orchestra of the Americas

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Epic!  Explore “the joy of humanity” with the first movement of Beethoven’s 7th symphony, and the last movement of Beethoven’s 5th.  Watch until the end and you’re in for a surprise! Performance at TEDxBoston.

Shamik & Cris Derksen: cello beats

Audio fusion of BeatBox and cello on a loopstation. One extraordinary duo! Live performed from TEDxVancouver.

Tara Busch

On July 19, 2011, Posted by , In chill,feature: piano,solo, By ,,,, , With No Comments

Tara Busch is an American producer/ musician/ remixer and score composer. She is influenced by the rich, complex harmonies of  Brian Wilson, the spellbinding sounds of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop diva, Delia Derbyshire and the innovations and futurist attitude of electronic music pioneer, Bob Moog. Together, with her creative partner,…

Calefax Reed Quintet

Calefax is a reed quintet based in Amsterdam. Few ensembles can claim to have created a new musical genre, but Calefax, a quintet composed exclusively of reed instruments, has brought a fresh sound to audiences. The Amsterdam-based group’s unusual combination of instruments — clarinet, oboe, saxophone, bassoon and bass clarinet…

Electric Drum Ensemble

In 2009, the USC Thornton School of Music partnered with Roland, one of the world’s top manufacturers of electronic musical instruments, to establish the Roland Drumlab. This monumental partnership makes USC the first to require drumset proficiency as part of a Popular Music Performance program. Peter Erskine who was key…

Asaf Avidan

Asaf Avidan, accompanied for this performance by the Mojos’ cellist, Hadas Kleinman. Performance at TEDxTelAviv.

Ana Vidovic: guitar virtuoso

Ana Vidović is one of the youngest virtuoso guitarists in the world. Ana started playing guitar at the age of 5, and by 7 had given her first public performance. At the age of 11 she was performing internationally, and at 13 became the youngest student to attend the prestigious…

Meklit Hadero: Soleil, Soleil

Hadero is a vocalist, songwriter, cultural activist, TEDGlobal Fellow, founder of the Arba Minch Collective. Hadero’s recent album is On a Day Like This. Born in Ethiopia, raised in the US and nurtured for the last several years in San Francisco’s rich arts scene, Meklit Hadero’s musical explorations span genres…

FourPlay String Quartet: now to the future

FourPlay String Quartet defy convention and stereotyping. As much a band as a string quartet, they blur the boundaries between styles and genres while maintaining their own original and true sound. Add a similar performance to your library via the TEDx Music Project on Soundcloud. Live performance at TEDxSydney.